The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 39 65 55
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -10
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 109 65 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 4.28% 2.39% 2.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.34% 3.02% 3.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 33 28
Average daily rate £400 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.26% -7.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £444 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £12.22
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +125.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -33.33%
User Acceptance Testing
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2040 2152 1734
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 80.06% 79.21% 74.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1093 1223 865
Average daily rate £380 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £285 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 29 32
Average hourly rate £33.71 £25.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.19% -21.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.10 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.40 £47.50 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Scotland region.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

User Acceptance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Scotland region.

User Acceptance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

User Acceptance Testing
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +22 81 £400 +25.00% 3
Glasgow +10 20 £405 +1.25% 4
Aberdeen +3 2 - -
North Lanarkshire - 2 - -
Stirling +3 1 £500 -
West Lothian 0 1 - -
Scottish Borders - 1 £550 -
Fife - 1 - -
Renfrewshire - 1 - -
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User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing User Acceptance Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited User Acceptance Testing.

1 104 (55.91%) Finance
2 50 (26.88%) Banking
3 47 (25.27%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (20.97%) Migration
4 39 (20.97%) SQL
5 38 (20.43%) ISEB
6 36 (19.35%) Project Management
7 25 (13.44%) Retail
7 25 (13.44%) System Testing
8 24 (12.90%) Waterfall
8 24 (12.90%) Software Testing
8 24 (12.90%) Linux
9 22 (11.83%) Release Management
10 21 (11.29%) Data Centre
11 20 (10.75%) SDLC
11 20 (10.75%) System Integration Testing
11 20 (10.75%) HP Quality Center
11 20 (10.75%) Test Scripting
11 20 (10.75%) Oracle
12 18 (9.68%) Web Services
12 18 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
13 17 (9.14%) Test Strategy
13 17 (9.14%) MS Excel
13 17 (9.14%) Retail Banking
14 16 (8.60%) ISTQB
14 16 (8.60%) XML
14 16 (8.60%) Disclosure Scotland
15 15 (8.06%) Defect Management
15 15 (8.06%) Security Cleared
15 15 (8.06%) SOAP

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing User Acceptance Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited User Acceptance Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (3.76%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.69%) SAS
3 4 (2.15%) Apache
3 4 (2.15%) nginx
4 3 (1.61%) IIS
5 2 (1.08%) JBoss
6 1 (0.54%) CMS
6 1 (0.54%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (9.14%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.76%) MS Office
3 5 (2.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (2.69%) MS Project
3 5 (2.69%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (5.38%) Markit EDM
2 7 (3.76%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (3.23%) Hi Portfolio
3 6 (3.23%) thinkFolio
4 5 (2.69%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (1.61%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (1.61%) Oracle Cash Management
5 3 (1.61%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (1.08%) Oracle HRMS
6 2 (1.08%) Oracle iProcurement
6 2 (1.08%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.54%) IntelliMatch
7 1 (0.54%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.54%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 1 (0.54%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.54%) Teamcenter
7 1 (0.54%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.15%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (1.61%) Amazon ELB
2 3 (1.61%) Amazon S3
2 3 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.08%) Adobe Analytics
3 2 (1.08%) Taleo
4 1 (0.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.45%) HTTP
2 3 (1.61%) DNS
2 3 (1.61%) SSL
2 3 (1.61%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.08%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.54%) LDAP
4 1 (0.54%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.38%) Relational Database
2 8 (4.30%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (4.30%) Oracle Database
3 5 (2.69%) RDBMS
3 5 (2.69%) SQL Server
4 4 (2.15%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (1.61%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.08%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 2 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.54%) MySQL
7 1 (0.54%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.54%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.54%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.54%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.54%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 8 (4.30%) JIRA
2 3 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.61%) Toad
2 3 (1.61%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.08%) HP UFT
3 2 (1.08%) Selenium
3 2 (1.08%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 2 (1.08%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.54%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.54%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.54%) JUnit
4 1 (0.54%) Maven
4 1 (0.54%) MSI
4 1 (0.54%) Subversion
4 1 (0.54%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.54%) WinRunner
General
1 104 (55.91%) Finance
2 50 (26.88%) Banking
3 25 (13.44%) Retail
4 17 (9.14%) Retail Banking
5 8 (4.30%) Front Office
6 7 (3.76%) Investment Banking
7 6 (3.23%) Law
8 4 (2.15%) Marketing
9 3 (1.61%) Back Office
10 2 (1.08%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.54%) Billing
11 1 (0.54%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.54%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 72 (38.71%) Analyst
2 36 (19.35%) Test Manager
3 35 (18.82%) Test Analyst
4 25 (13.44%) Business Analyst
5 16 (8.60%) UAT Manager
6 14 (7.53%) Business Systems Analyst
6 14 (7.53%) Test Leader
7 13 (6.99%) Systems Analyst
8 12 (6.45%) UAT Test Manager
9 11 (5.91%) Developer
10 10 (5.38%) Programme Manager
10 10 (5.38%) Senior Manager
10 10 (5.38%) Senior Test Manager
10 10 (5.38%) Tester
11 9 (4.84%) Project Manager
12 8 (4.30%) Senior Analyst
13 7 (3.76%) Financial Analyst
13 7 (3.76%) UAT Analyst
14 6 (3.23%) Environment Manager
14 6 (3.23%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (9.68%) Web Services
2 16 (8.60%) XML
3 15 (8.06%) SOAP
4 10 (5.38%) JSON
4 10 (5.38%) RESTful
5 7 (3.76%) AngularJS
6 6 (3.23%) CSS
6 6 (3.23%) CSS3
6 6 (3.23%) HTML
6 6 (3.23%) jQuery
6 6 (3.23%) RequireJS
7 5 (2.69%) .NET
7 5 (2.69%) HTML5
7 5 (2.69%) Middleware
7 5 (2.69%) REST
8 2 (1.08%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (0.54%) IBM Integration Bus
9 1 (0.54%) JPA
9 1 (0.54%) Spring MVC
9 1 (0.54%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.29%) Data Centre
2 18 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.69%) User Experience
4 4 (2.15%) Data Integration
4 4 (2.15%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (2.15%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.08%) Ergonomics
5 2 (1.08%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (1.08%) Freedom of Information Act
5 2 (1.08%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.54%) CMDB
6 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (0.54%) FMCG
6 1 (0.54%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.54%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.54%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.54%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 24 (12.90%) Linux
2 10 (5.38%) Mac OS X
3 8 (4.30%) Windows
4 2 (1.08%) Android
4 2 (1.08%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (0.54%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (25.27%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (20.97%) Migration
3 36 (19.35%) Project Management
4 25 (13.44%) System Testing
5 24 (12.90%) Software Testing
5 24 (12.90%) Waterfall
6 22 (11.83%) Release Management
7 20 (10.75%) SDLC
7 20 (10.75%) System Integration Testing
7 20 (10.75%) Test Scripting
8 17 (9.14%) Test Strategy
9 15 (8.06%) Defect Management
10 14 (7.53%) Change Management
10 14 (7.53%) Kalman Filter
10 14 (7.53%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (7.53%) Web Filtering
11 13 (6.99%) Capacity Planning
12 12 (6.45%) Asset Management
12 12 (6.45%) Functional Testing
12 12 (6.45%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (20.97%) SQL
2 11 (5.91%) JavaScript
3 5 (2.69%) Java
4 4 (2.15%) PHP
4 4 (2.15%) PHP 5
5 3 (1.61%) C#
5 3 (1.61%) VBA
6 2 (1.08%) C
6 2 (1.08%) Perl
7 1 (0.54%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.54%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.54%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 38 (20.43%) ISEB
2 16 (8.60%) ISTQB
3 15 (8.06%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.61%) Degree
4 3 (1.61%) IISP
4 3 (1.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.08%) BC Cleared
5 2 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (1.08%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.54%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.54%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.54%) HND
6 1 (0.54%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.60%) Disclosure Scotland
2 12 (6.45%) QA
3 2 (1.08%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.54%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.54%) EMIR
System Software
1 2 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 20 (10.75%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.54%) SCCM
2 1 (0.54%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 20 (10.75%) Oracle
2 15 (8.06%) Microsoft
3 11 (5.91%) HP
4 8 (4.30%) Charles River
5 3 (1.61%) Informatica
5 3 (1.61%) Teradata
5 3 (1.61%) VMware
6 2 (1.08%) Omniture
6 2 (1.08%) Pega
6 2 (1.08%) Temenos
7 1 (0.54%) Ab Initio
7 1 (0.54%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.54%) ForgeRock
7 1 (0.54%) IBM
7 1 (0.54%) Netezza
7 1 (0.54%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.54%) SAP
7 1 (0.54%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.54%) Veeam
7 1 (0.54%) Vermilion
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